Peace education is a new discipline which is being introduced in the
existing curriculum in the world. Peace education is mandatory for
reducing violence and developing positive thinking. The major aim of this study was to
examine the need of peace education and to investigate the perception of teachers for
incorporating peace education in existing curriculum at Secondary level. The study was
descriptive in nature. All the secondary school teachers
(753) of district Attock were included in population of
the study. Of these, 255 teachers were taken as a
sample through a random sampling technique. The
researcher employed a validated questionnaire for
collecting data. The major findings showed that the
teachers favored the inclusion of peace education as a
compulsory subject at secondary level.
1-Basharat Ali Khan PhD Scholar,Department of Education, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan.2-Azhar Mahmood Associate Professor, Department of Education, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan.3-Wajeeha Aurangzeb Assistant Professor, Department of Education, NUML, Islamabad, Pakistan.